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Below is a family biography included in County of Todd, Kentucky, Historical and Biographical edited by William Henry Perrin and published by F. A. Battey Publishing Co. in 1884.  These biographies are valuable for genealogy research in discovering missing ancestors or filling in the details of a family tree. Family biographies often include far more information than can be found in a census record or obituary.  Details will vary with each biography but will often include the date and place of birth, parent names including mothers' maiden name, name of wife including maiden name, her parents' names, name of children (including spouses if married), former places of residence, occupation details, military service, church and social organization affiliations, and more.  There are often ancestry details included that cannot be found in any other type of genealogical record.

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CHARLES B. CRUTCHFIELD is a native of Spottsylvania Co., Va., where he was born December 27, 1841. His grandfather’s wife was Elizabeth L., daughter of Gen. Garrett Minor, of Virginia. In 1861 he enlisted in Company E, Ninth Virginia Cavalry, in which he served until the end of the war. His father, Stapleton, was born in Spottsylvania County, in 1808, and died there in 1859. He was the son of Maj. Stapleton Crutchfield, Sr., a soldier in the war of 1812. Subject’s mother, Sarah A., daughter of Maj. William Alsop, of Spottsylvania County, Va., was born in 1812, and died in 1850. She was a niece of Gen. Joseph Rogers, and her grandfather served in the war of 1812. To her and husband were born Corbin, subject, Sallie W. (Gatewood), Robert and Barton. Subject was married October 17, 1871, to Miss Lucy T., daughter of Col. Elijah G. and Sidney L. (Morrison) Sebree, of Trenton, Ky., and this union has been favored with three children: Ada S., Sidney B. and Edgar M. Mr. Crutchfield is engaged in farming, having 315 acres of first-class land well improved, and in fine culture. He is a member of the Masonic fraternity; also of the Christian Church, and is identified with the Democratic party.

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This family biography is one of 200 biographies included in The History of Todd County, Kentucky published in 1884.  For the complete description, click here: Todd County, Kentucky History and Genealogy

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